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Think I’m done with bar food, onion rings, etc. Can’t disgest like I use to. Have resorted to the old man’s method of relief by drinking a coke and expelling all that is bad from inside me.


Abby clothes arrived. She truly was our Sinatra. And we are a bunch of Joey Bishops. (sigh) I wish I could go for a walk with her again…


1960 Strat Highlight- Yesteryear Managers of the Future

I’ve been enlightened to who the managers of my time were when they were young hungry ball players. Until now I only imagined them as bloated grey haired masters of vulgar speech.

Interestingly, most were middling players struggling to be noticed on very poor teams.

Today we salute you

Whitey Herzog- Kansas City Athletics

Dick Williams- Kansas City Athletics

Harvey Kuenn- Cleveland Indians

Al Dark- Philadelphia Phillies

Dallas Green- Philadelphia Phillies

Red Schoendienst- Milwaukee Braves

Bill Virdon- Pittsburgh Pirates

Billy Gardner- Washington Senators


Can’t remember if I added this before or not (scary). Over past few months watched The Godfather I & II, Cool Hand Luke, and Butch Cassidy & Sundance Kid on the big screen at the movie house. I hope the streaming generations doesn’t lead to these experiences. I feel like I missed out by being exposed to those movies on television.




166 A.A.

Gramma out of the hospital. And back to normal. She bragged that in her room of four people she was the only one who didn’t wear diapers. And for lunch, while she was getting hiyashi chukka, my wife,

157 A.A.

Rainy season has lifted, and the heat has set upon us. Brutal. Adding salt to that wound is that mother-in-law is in the hospital. Gallstones. Two weeks. Two surgeries. On the bright side- Total expen

164 A.A.


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